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Gen Y Work Perspective: Why Is a Work-life Balance Needed?

September 26, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

work life balance

The idea of a balance between work and life has become almost foreign in the 21st century. With technology’s ubiquity, constantly tackling work requests online and over the phone has become commonplace for a portion of the population even when they are vacationing. For others, their social and personal lives have a much more prominent […]



Why You Need To Become A Storyteller

September 22, 2016 | Catriona Pollard

Cartoon man playing on tablet with icons around him

In today’s business, communications and media climate, you also need to know how to be a storyteller. To be competitive in your business, you have to learn how to tell your narrative and share it widely. Although long-form and conventional journalism now share the stage with messages of 140 characters or less and images that […]



Think and Grow Rich After Hours

September 19, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

copywriting content

Many of you would be familiar with the concept that writing a book opens up a wonderful opportunity to securing speaking engagements. Well, that is precisely what I am doing….writing a book with the primary objective of securing speaking gigs. With both my book and speaking, I believe I can reach and help a greater […]



Who’s on Your Team and How Are They Really Feeling?

September 9, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Team Member Pretense

Anyone who has been a leader for more than five minutes knows that leadership is not a solo sport. We rely heavily on the skills, knowledge, experiences, perspective and brilliance of many others. We also know that when we have healthy and positive relationships, whether at work or in our personal worlds, it is an energising […]



Have You Ever Struggled With a Procrastinator?

September 2, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Trying to communicate with a procrastinator  can be a frustrating situation. Here's some helpful tips.

Patient and stabilising communicators … can struggle with procrastination. In strength, this steady gentle style is one that is warm, welcoming, all about relationship and somewhat more reserved than the playful or powerful styles.  However, they can really struggle with procrastination, they like to change at their pace, if at all. These guys are all […]



Learn From Leaders

August 26, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Dr John's Tips

Recently I attended a wonderful event on Mindset, Wealth, Business and Leadership presented by the fabulous Dr John Demartini (one of the leaders featured in The Secret). He spoke about how you can change your life. There were so many ‘gold nuggets’ that I wrote down in my 18 pages of notes! Yes I am […]



Happy Workers Are Satisfied And More Productive

August 8, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Happy Workers

Effective leaders know that creating an environment where teams are happy is not just a nice idea, it is a critical business imperative. One study found that those happiest at work are a staggeringly 47% more productive at work compared with those who are least happiest, and, perhaps more importantly, 180% happier with life in […]



Have You Ever Struggled With Perfectionism?

August 2, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Perfect Processes

Are you a perfectionist, or do you know one? In terms of the Communication Styles, the ‘Perfectionist’ style is the one who is most likely to struggle with this trait. If you live with, work with or love a perfectionist,  you may be relating already. Let me refresh your memory, the Perfectionist Communicator is all about […]



How To Use Social Media Marketing and Grow Your Network in 5 Steps

August 1, 2016 | Sigrid de Kaste

Be authentic on social media

How are you using Social Media Marketing? Do you have firmly set objectives? Here are five steps to achieve the objective of growing your Social Media Network. 1. The Nod of Acknowledgement …used Offline: The nod of acknowledgement is a standard way to let a person know that you see them, without having to resort […]



Become An Author

July 27, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Speakers and Authors

You may have heard that everyone has a book in them. Well…I truly believe that. Whilst everyone may have a book in them…not everyone will go ahead and get that book out on ‘paper’ and published. After being inspired by a few key people of influence I had been speaking with recently and receiving a […]